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Regarding personal style.
To anyone who is obsessively busy trying to find a style unique to them; don't. It seems to have become some sort of trend nowadays on dA, trying to "find a style", when really it is something quite ridiculous to be doing.
If you compare it to handwriting, it's like worrying about how to make every single letter of the alphabet both beautiful and unique to you when your spelling and grammar leave a lot to be desired, while they are really the most important things to learn first. Sure having a pretty style to look at is nice, just like having a beautiful handwriting. But if all of your other artistic knowledge is falling behind, much like your spelling and grammar, the result will still be unattractive and your art will not reach the viewer in the way that you intended.
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Gwenevere Singley
United States

So apparently I update this journal once a year. -_-

ANYWAY. I just realized I’ve been sort of basically absent from DA for… a month? Two months?? There was a lot of real life stuff going on, and it got awfully distracting for a while and I just kind of… forgot to check in. ^^; 

So yes, stuff has been happening! Some annoying stuff! But mostly good stuff! Among the annoying things was of course my old computer going kablooie… Two months later and I’m still hunting up old files, reinstalling and reconfiguring applications, trying to rebuild my old bookmarks, and fun stuff like that. So, yay. 

Among the good things has been a flurry of animation jobs, (fun, but they tend to have very short deadlines, so it’s kind of stressful and I keep having to drop all my side projects to meet animation deadlines.) Also among the good-but-stressful things is the fact that I snagged a table for IlluXCon this year! THIS IS MY FIRST CON. I HAVE NO IDEA WHAT I’M DOING. AND OH MY GOD YOU SHOULD SEE THE LEVEL OF ARTISTS AT THIS THING WHAT HAVE I GOTTEN MYSELF INTO. PANIC COMMENCES NOW. So yeah, a lot of my free time should really go into preparing for this thing, because I am nowhere near ready and have no clue.

Meanwhile I’ve been desperately trying to build up a  buffer for the Wayward Queen webcomic, because it’s getting harder and harder to keep up with timely updates - I need a buffer for sanity’s sake! So far it’s, um, not going so well (I’m still basically zero pages ahead of myself)… But I’ll build up a buffer or bust, dammit!

I… guess I should reply to things. I can’t believe how long I’ve ignored my message center. This is so embarrassing. ^^;

Just FYI, I seem to be somewhat more active on Tumblr these days, if you’re into Tumbling (I’m QueenGwenevere on Tumblr.) It’s just so much easier to slap stuff up on Tumblr than on DA (I swear DA just keeps making things more complicated, so I always put off posting.) Though I should really post some of that stuff here, too.

  • Listening to: Florence and the Machine
  • Reading: Trashy gothic fluff from the 19th century
  • Eating: Clementines
  • Drinking: Tea. When is it not tea time?


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Doodlz18 Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2018   Artist
Happy Birthday! :cake: :D
QueenGwenevere Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2018
Thank you! :D
Oly-RRR Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2015  Professional General Artist
I know you haven't been around here in a while but- HAPPY BIRTHDAY! :hug: :party: :cake:
QueenGwenevere Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2018
Thank you! :D (Haha, I haven't checked back here in yeeeears...)
Doodlz18 Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2015   Artist
Happy Birthday! :la: :cake: :dance:
AngieR3741 Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2015
Hi! Remember me from the MissOC-pageant?
I have founded a beauty pageant myself. The auditions are already open!
Feel free to join anytime! Hug
RebellingLemming Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Great arts!
QueenGwenevere Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2015
Thanks! :)
diana-hnd Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Happy birthday! May your birthday be a day for you to pig out, bum out or just chillax! :D
QueenGwenevere Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2014
Really stupidly late thanks! ^^; Haha, I actually ended up working - I've been whacked with crazy last-minute deadlines this month (hence why I've been so bad about replies.)

Totally plan to make up for it later, though. I already have a post-Birthday dinner planned with a friend who's been missing holidays too.
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